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Committee— Parker's Grist Mill— John Pike Swindled— The
Eighth Division of Land — Ancient Woodbridge 143

CHAPTER XIV. 1700-1720.
The Pound again— Pike vs. Sonmans- Pike & Cutter's Mill— Free-
holders' Book— Judge Adam Hude— Mos^s Rolph- Strawberry
Hill— The Commons— Second Town Book— Fourth Division
Lois- Ear Marks— Death of Samuel Dennis 153;



CONTENTS. ,-y

CHAPTER XV. 1700-1760.
IJie Presbyterians— Samuel Shepard— His Wife's Decision-Nathaniel
Wade-Piesbyteriacism Established— The Secession— Surveys of
the Parsonage Land and the Meeting-House Green— John Pier-
son— Nathaniel Whitaker Ig^

CHAPTER XVI. 16G9-1793.
EducaLional—The Free School Land— First School Teacher, James
Fullerton— John Browne— John Beacher— Survey of the School
Land— Rahvray School— Strawlierry Hill— George Eubanks—
School Fund— Old Academy 177

CHAPTER XVII. 1720-1737.

Slavery— Market-place— Encroachments— Roads Made Narrow— Son-
mans-Stelle difficulty— Kinsey's plan— Town and Freeholders'
Clerks— Seventh Division of land— Last of the Law-suit 185

CHAPTER XVIII. 1738-1776.
England and France at war— The Sixth Division difficulties- The
Eighth Division— Woodbridge in 1748— An old house— James
Parker the printer— First printing-press in the State located at
Woodbridge— An old bridge 195

CHAPTER XIX. 1751-1788.
TJie Quakers — Grave-stones removed— First Quarterly Meeting in
Woodbridge— The Draft— IMendham Quakers— Railway— Minis-
ters — War troubles — Rapid decline at Woodbridge — The Revolu-
tion 209

CHAPTER XX. 1761-1873.

2he Presbyterians — Rev. Azel Roe — The Metuchcn Church— The New
Woodbridge Church — Rev. Messrs. Mills, Barton, Martin, Lucas —
The old Burying-ground 223

CHAPTER XXI. 1775-1783.

The Revolution— Taxation — Tea-drinking— Old heroes— Gen. Heard
— Scared by a Swivel — James Paton — David EdgT — Smith
Bloomfield— Samuel Dall}'— Capt. Nathaniel F. Randolph— Tim-
othy Bloomfiehl— Eunice— Dr. IMoses Bloomfield— David and
Robert Coddmgton — Peter Latourette- -The Inslees— List of Old

Soldiers 239

CHAPTER XXII. 1775-1783.

The Kevolution continued— Spanktowu— Events between 1776 and
1783— Grace Lackj^— Batile of Ash Swamp— Ezra Mundy— The
Cutters— Clarkson Edgar — The Moores— Jennet Gage 269

CHAPTER XXIII.
Conclusion— Town Meetings during the Revolution- Our great men. 286



APPEJSTDIX.



A.— Woodbridge Town Charter S98

B.— Presbyterian Charter... 303

C— Episcopal Church Charter 307

I).— Free School Land Charter 310

E. — Liber A. list of Marriages, Births and Deaths 315

F.— Liber B. list 351

G. — Quaker list of Marriages 358

fl.— Public Landing 364

L— PablicDock 365

J. — Two highways laid out 174 years ago 366

K— The Piscataway Baptist Church 267

Local Chronology 373

Contents 375

Index 379



INDEX.



Note.— This Index does not comprehend the lists of ^larriages, Births,
and Deaths in the Appendix, as those lists are alphabetical.



Academy, Town, 184.

Elizabethtown, 233.
Acken, Thomas, 230.
Adams, John (1), 28, 47, 151, 9.
J»hn (2), 246.
Thomas, 29, 160.
Adlington, Arthur, 206.
Agreement, original Town, 9, 23.
Albany, 115.
Alford, Benjamin, 207.
Allen, Rev. John, 29, 66, 67, 69, 81,
82, 83, 84, 103, 138, 160, 186.
Henry, 388.
Alston, Daviii, 132, 307.
Alstone, John, 180, 236.
Alwood, Joseph, 161.
Andrews, Ephraim, 28, 47, 52, 86, 88,
91, 92, 93, 104, 115, 116,
119, 137, 9, 140, 1, 159, 164,

183, 6, sm.

Jedediah. 151, 9.
3Iary, 167.
Andross, Gov., 27, 89, 90, 91.
Arthur Cull, 7, 24, 298. Achter Coll,

50.
Arrowsmith, Milton, 135.
Ash Swamp, 280.
Ashton, Joiin, 124.
Auburn Theol. Sem., 233.
Auger (or Eager), Archibald, 263.

Thomas, 28, 47 (or Alger), 159.
Austin, Rev. D., 231.
Averill, John, 29. (Everit?), 160.
Ayers, Daniel, 207.

Ellis, 225.

Ellis F., 227.

James, 241. 287.

Joanna, 168.

John, 168, John Jr., 168.

Mary, 168, Piiebe, 168.

Samuel, 180.

Mrs. Robert, 169.

Mrs. Thomas, 168.



Obadiah, 18, 28. 47,
114, 138, 151, 9, 168.

B.



50, 105,



Bacon, Saral., 28, 41, 92, 138, 9, 159.
Baker, Capt, 278.
Jolin, 49.
Cornelius, 287.
Bald Hill (between Woodbridge and

Riihwayl, 84.
Banister, Rev. T. L., 133.
Barber, E., 206.
Barclay, John, 60.

Robert, 72, 96.
Barkaloo, H., 135.
Barnet, Capt., 249.
Barnstable, 8.
Barracks, Amboy, 242.
Barron, Elizeus, 167.

Ellis, Capt., 236, 263, 6.

Ellis, 276.

John, 133, 5, 173, 207, 230.

Joseph, 135, 230, 1, 7, 8.

Samuel (I.), 161, 173, 203, 7.
(II.),. 133, 5.

Sarah, 277.

Mr., 123,6.

Thomas, 132, 4.
Barrow, John, 123.
Barton, Rev. Wm. B.. 232, 7.

^Irs. H. B., 233, Mrs. H. M.,

233.
Baptists, the, 128, 227, 267.
Baptist Church at Piscalaway, 867.
Basse, Gov., 162.
Baxter, Richard, 81.
Baylev, John, 7, 8.
Bcatty, John, 814.
Beach, Rev. A., 132.
Beacher, John, 178, 9.
Bedford, Gov., 203.
Bedman, Wra., 135.
Belcher, J., Gov. 176, 303. 6.
Bell, Andrew, 135.



38o



WOODBRIDGE AND VICINITY.



Benton place, 150.

Benton, Wra. H., 135.

Berkeley, Lord, 8, 3G, 27, 125, 172,
298, 310.

Bergen, 20, 30. 93, 256.

Bergen Co., 270.

Berry, John, 50, 100. Wm. 161. Wm.
H., 150.

Berry's factory, 293.

Billop, Col., 2o9.

Billop's Point, 259.

Bingley, Wm., 29, 124, 1.33.

Bishop, Alston, 132, 4.

Sergt. .James, 221.
John. 8, 20, 28, 41. 47, 52, 53,
77, 79, 103, 124, 139, 140, 1, 2,
160, 177, 180, 291, 3G4.
John, Jr.. 28, 83, 86, 91, 02,
96, 101, 3, 4, 7, 119, 137, 9



140, 1, 5, 6, 155, 160, 201. — fBoTvman, Wm., 255



Jonathan,29,86, 93, 101,9, 112

141,40,1,5,6,160,4,291,363.

Lydia, 168.

Noah, 105, 7, 138, 141, 167, 9.

Shotwell, 264.
Blacklich, Benony, 20.
Blanchard, Capt., 206.
Blazing Star, 228, 242, 264, 7, 364.
Bloodgood, Fran;;is, 213.

James, 138, Wm., 161



137, 140, 150, 9.

(III.), 264, 276.

(IV.), 264,

Timotiiy (I:), 167, 243,

256, 7.

Timothy (II.), 256, 235.

William, 264.
Bloomfield's Spring, 157.
Bollen, James, 25. 33, 93, 99, 302.
Bond, Robert, 25, 302.
Bunny, James, 241,286, 7, 8. 3i \

Joseph, 168. ^OX\X\eJ^U<A^
Borroughs, Esther, 168. \^^^^ ^^^

Bonham, Nicholas, 367.
Bonliamtown, 264, 7, 9, 270, 2, 8, 4.
Boudinot, Eiisha, 260.
Bound, Capt. A., 81. 83-
Bostwick, Rev. D.,232.
Bowfi, Capt., 148.



Bloomfield Ezi^kiel (I.), 86, 87, KK), 116,';Bricktown, 228,



Boyd, Rev. J., 170, 1.

Boynton's Dock, 22.

Bradford, Wm., 200, 1.

Bradley, Joshua, 28, 43, 83, 139, 150,

160.
Bradshaw, Geo.. 134.
Branford, Conn., 13.
Brentuall, .John, 135.
Brewster, J. M., 135, Timothy, 230, 6.
George Y., 237.



119, 137, 8, 140, 1, 2, 192,

366.

(II.), 264.

Eunice (I.), 258, (II.), 257.

Esther, 168.

BeDJamin, 206.

Hopewell, 168.

John (I.), 28, 33, 47, 79,

101,5, 9. 114,140, 5, 159,

160, 178, 180.

(II.), 206.

James, 261, 4.

Joseph, Sr., 258.

Joseph, Jr., 141, 175, 206,

330, 245, 258.

Jonathan, 173, 192, 337,

264, 288.

Moses, Dr., 173, 193, 7,

202. 5, 341, 258, 287, 8,

304, 311.

Mrs. Ann, 247.

Nathan, 264.

Smith, 247. 9, 256.

Thomas (I), 18,28,39.47,

48, 69, 138, 9, 140, 2, 159,

177. ' •

(II.), 18, 28, 53,



Bridges, 40, 91, 101, 5, 116, 205, 288.
Britton, Elizabeth, 108.

Daniel, 156, 8, 168, 188, 235.
Bridgetown, 271.
Brought, Aggie, 246.
Bi'ook, Rev. .John, 121.
Brotherton, Henry, 70.
Brown, Andrew, 208, Rev. J. F-, 367.

Col. Benj., 236.

Carlisle, 288.

Benjamin, 264.

Georce (I.), 157, 162, 8, 171, 2,

182. 208. 304.

(II.), 264.

Mr., 246,7.

Foreman, 230.

James, 190, 207, 231.

James, Jr., 230.

John (I.), 178,9,181,208.

(II. \ 230, 288.

Philip, 230.

Samuel, 230.

Thomas, 208.

Warren, 264.

William, 236.
Bunn, James, 135, Miles, 364
Seriab, 206, Mr. J., 33.



INDEX.



;8i



Matthew, 38, 40, 137, 159.

- ' - - xl, 2
188.



Nulhau, 134, Icbiibocl, 276.



301, 2,



360.



David, 133,4, Wm
Burlington, K J., 64, 66,
Burghardt, Kev. P. H., 337
Burial Ground, Presbt., 167. 234-6,

356, 8, 368.
Burwell.Kobt, 364.
Butler. Samuel, 168.

Mehilable, 168.
Byllinge, E., 37.

C.
" Caledonia," the, 38.
Campbell, Caleb, 31, 158, 9, 160.

David, 335.

Dutrald, 338, 364.

John, 168, J. H., Jr., 135.

Henry, 134, 5.

Lord Neill, 103, 163.
Campyon, Mrs., 186, 240.
Cape May, 30.
Carman, Richard, 196.
Carll, Rev. B., 331.
Carteret, Gov Philip. 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 14,



184,5,330,264.
Mary, 168.

Robe;t(I.), 230, 6, 251,
5,9,261, 381.
(II), 300.3,259,261,3,
281.

Riehard, 161.
Coddington's Point, 107.



138, 140, Hannah,



Cohausey, 367, 371.
Collier, Thomas,

168.

Comptou, Daniel, 220, 1, Henry, 370,
Francis, 207.

John, 138, 141,4, Mary, 31.
William, 31, 38, 149, 159,
197.
Conger, Gershom, 306, Mary, 168.
Wm., 349.

John (I.), 28, 105, 7, 9, 138,
159, 168. 178.
(HO, 235.
Condin, Michael, 377.
Condit, Rev. A., 333.
Connecticut Farms, 345, 6, 260.
Connecticut Gazette, 301.
Constables, 138, 143.



35, 37, 39, 30, 31. 33, 43, 46,

49, 53, 89, 96, 135, 160, 398,iContineutil Congress, 240.

303, 310. Conwav. John, 306, 330.

8ir George. 8, 36, 33, 96, 125, Cook, Rev. Heniy, 235, 6.

172, 398, 310. Col, 373.

Cedar Brook, 178. Copeland, Cowpertluvait, 314, 18

Chalkley, Thomas, 73. jCornbury, Lord, 120, 148.



Champpiue, 46.

Chandler. Rev. T. B., 139.

Chaplin, John, 168.

Chapman, Rev. Jas., 133.

Charter, of Wood bridge, 33. 39, 40,

46, 53, 100, 4,l77, 398.

of Presbyterian Church, 303.

of Episcopal Church, 307.

of School Land, 310.
" Chesquake," 113.
Chimbel, David, 168, Rachel, 168.

Jonathan, 168.
Christ Church, Eliz., 134.
Clark, 135.
Clarke, Wm.,378.
Clarkson, Abel, 135, James, (H.), 135.

James (L), 29, 68, 155, 160,

180, 364.

Jeremiah, 346, 386, Noe, 383,

Robert, 341, 386, 311.
Cleak (or Clark), John, 146.
Clerk, Benj., 61



Cornwallis, Lord, 374, 5.
Cotheal, Isaac. 373.
Council of Safel3', 376-8.
Courts, etc., 112- 114, 115.
Court house, 34, 156.
Court, Township, 9, 35, 39, 34, 43, 81,
91, 93, 94, 98, 100, 113, 139,
163, 301.
Cow bovs, 278.
Coxe, Wm., 339.
Crandel. Jolm, 20, 119.
Crane, iMaj. Wm.. 347.
Crews, Rev. M., 134.
Cromwell, Benj., 30, 141,5.

John, 38, 159.
Cross Keys' Tavern, 3^5.
Crow, David. 331, Ellis, 330.

Col. Saral., 336.
Crowell, David, 331. Hannah, 16S.
Joseph, 331, 7, 364.
James, 306, Wm. E., 371.
Edward, 175, 191. 234, 30L
Rolph M.. 366, 393.
" H., 133.



Coddington, David, 359. _ ,. „

James (not Wm.), 147, Cummg, Rov. F
330. I Cuts, Robert, 48.

John, 138, Jotham, Cutter's Dock, 48, 144,



382



WOODBRIDGE AND VICINITY.



Curtis, Mary, 108.

Cutter, Capt., 168, Samuel, 230, 264.

Richard, 154, 1G8, 192, 207,

235, 283, 304.

Jennet, 154, Mary, 108.

Mrs. 240, Ke'.sey, 264.

Campyou, 230, 7, 243.

William, 207, 237, 283.

Josepli, 207, John, 283.

Stephen, 364, 283.

Tabitha, 283, Ford, 264, 283,4.

Samuel R., 283, Hampton, 285.

D.

Dally, Jeremiah (I.), 246, 9.
(II.), 4. 150.
Samuel, 249. Mary, 250.
T. J. and G.W., 151.
Dane, Daniel, 168.
Davis, Thomas, 153.
De Camp, Sera;t. Jas., 221, Morris, 264,
Demarest, David, 200.
Dennis, John, 18, 28, 92, 105,110,141,
9, 159, 161.

Jonathan, 29, 168, Mrs., 168.
Mary, 134.
Robert, 8, 10, 26, 28, 48, 77,

78, 79, 137, 140, 1, 159, 161.
Samuel, 18, 20, 38, 47, 50, 52,

79, 80, 86, 88, 91, 93, 94, 95,
98, 99,100,2, 3,5,9, 110,112,
114, 116, 119, 130, 137, 8, 9,
140, 1, 2, 8, 150, 9, 161-3, 4,
171, 180, 191, 291.

Samuel, Jr., 138, 156.

Denton, Daniel, 7, 8, 51.

Deputies, pay of^O, 93, list of 137.

Dey, Elias, 33:1

Dessigny, Peter, ?<L

Dickinson, Jonathaff, 173, 5, 6.

Disossway, Israel, 230.

Dismal Swamp, 23, 33, 298.

Dilly, John, 38, 153, 9, 160, 168.
Ruth, 168.

Divisions of land, 38, 108, 144, 5, 147.
First, 148 ; Second, 108, 148,
155 ; Third, 148 ; Fourth,
21, 148, 158; Fifth, 149,
161; Sixth, 149, 196; Sev-
enth, 149, 193 ; Eighth, 149.

Dole, Richard, 6, 80.

Donn (Dunn), Hugh, 10, 28, 150, 9,
367.

Donham, Joseph, 133, 164, 307.

Doane, Bishop, 133.

Dodge, Rev. Daniel, 369.

Dog tax, 204.

Docks, See " Landings."



Dog tavern, 268.
Douglass, Rev. Wm., 133.
Drake, John, 237, Rev. John, 867,
371.

William snd Hannah, 371.
Reuben, 267, Capt., 372.
Fitz Randolph, 371, Geo., 371,
Dunham, Jonathan, 17, 18, 28, 44, 47,

51, 78, 107, 8, 9, 115. 125,

140, 1, 149, 160, 4, 180, 197.

Benjamin, 67, 133,4, 5, 158,

170.

Josiah, 135, Isaac, 284.

Edmund, 367.

David, 156, 168, 196, 307,

221, 304.

Joanna, 168, Mrs., 168.

Azariah, 215, Henry, 330,

Mary, 221, Lewis, 251.
Dunharatown, 44, 124.
Dunn, Rev. Mr., 134, Seth, 230, 1.
(See Donn), Alexander, 871.
Dudley, Gov., 7, Mercy, 7.
Dutch Rule, 49-52.
Dutch Reformed Church at Metuchen,

328.
Duck Creek, Del., 248.
Duychink, Maj., 243.

F
Earle, Rev. W. R., 133.

Ear-marks, 160.

lEdgar, Thomas (I.), 168, 230, 289.
(II.), 337, 387.
James, 331, 330, 364.
William (I.), 264.
(II.), 150, (III.), 230.
Alexander (I.), 306, 980.
(II.), 110, 149.

Captain D., 330, 5, 244, 6, 7,
365.

Clarkson, 330, 6, 284, 7, 8.
Hannah, 247, David, Sr., 347.
Mr., 378.
Edgar, Maj., Homestead, 379.
Eddy, James, 302, 3, John, 173.
Edsull, Samuel, 25, 80, 97, 302.
Elders, Presbyterian, list of, 337.
Ellison, Wm., 138, 141.
Elizabethtown, 7, 8, 13, 14, 34, 36, 27,
49, 50, 51. 54, 56, 68,
77, 90, 96, 101, 4, 5, 8,
111, 123, 3, 6, 9, 130,
134,167,173,4,5,199,
331, 345, 6, 351, 8,
276, 7, 8.
Elm Tree Tavern. 199.
Institute, 300.



INDEX,



383



Ellwell, H., 135.
Elston, Wm.,20, 152.

Ambrose, 264.
Elstone, Peter, 157.
Ensign & Commoss, 242, 285.
Episcopal Cliurch, 76, 121-136, 181,

2S3, 307.
Essex, Co., 93, 113.
Essex Horse, 247.
Eston (ElslonV) Thomas, Jr., 288.
Eubanks, George, 124, 181.
Evans, Reuben, 203, Crowell, 264.

David, 206.
Everit, John, see Averill.

F.
Fences, 44, 53, 187.
Fenwick, John, 27.
Fink, Wm. E., 135.
Finley, Rev. R. J., 227.
First baby in town, 21.
Fisher, Rev. Dr., 237.
Fitz Randolph, Nath'l. Sr., 62, 68, 66
68,99,105,7,120,137.



Fleming, Wm., 277.

Flood, Isaac, 263, John, 250.

Fogg, Rev. E., 80.

Fold, Chas., 168.

Foote, Dr. I.,232.

Forbes, C. A., 135.

Force, Benj., 188, Jeremiah C, 288.

Samuel, 265, 286.
Ford, Ebenezer, 225, 278.

Samuel, 208, Ellas, 168.
John, 167, 169, 171.
Wm., 168, 235, Jacob, 215.
Ford's Corner, 35, 150, 243.
Fors, ]\ratthcw, 168, Sarah, 168.

Mrs. Benj.. 168.
Forster (Foster )j, Ebenezer, 139, 241,

307,311.
Fox, Geo., 72.

Franklin, Gov., 242, 307, 9, 10, 13.
Frazee, David, 191, 287.

Jonathan, 1G9, Wm., 206.
Sholwell B. 264.
Hiram, 265, Morris, 265.
Freehold, K J., 170.



8, 9, 141, 6, 178, 206,; Freeholders' Book, 3, 203.



210, 216.
Nath'l, Jr., 3, 16, 205,
235, 241, 6. 251-256,
259, 260, 287, 9, 364.
Grace, 63.

Captain xVsher, 251,
264, 5, 268, 287.
Hartshorn, 215.
Jacob, 207.
Edward, 68, 71.
Joseph (I.), 67.

(II.), 265.
Euah, 265, Ezekiel,
265.

Malachi, 265, Daniel,
265.

Michael, 265, James,
265.

Barzilla, 265, Stelle,
265

Phineas,265, Thomas,
265.



Clerks, 192.
Freeman, Joseph. 175.

Henry. 1 89, 193, 207, 220, 1,
235, 6, 251, 278, 364.
Dr. E. B., 4. Jedediali, 251.
Dr. S. E., 101, 240,
Israel. .2 77. 286. [168.

Samuel, 276, Mi's. Sam'I,
Alexander, 207, Hannah,
168.

Dr. Matt., 133,5, 265.
Isaac, 207, 241, 276, 286.
Lorraiu, 112, 134.
Melancthon. 135, 265.
Jonathan, 161, 184, 230, 7,
- 265.
John, 207, David, 265.
Capt. Matthew, 265, 277,
286. 7, 8.
Smith, 271, Josiab, 288.



Freemen, the, 117.

Frelinghuystn, Col. F., 276.
Zedekiah, 265, Es-:French and Indian War, 111, 114, 195,
seek, 207. I 212, 215.

Nathaniel (III.), 191, French, John, 20,28.
2, 202, 208. I Col. John, 221.

Isaac, 207, Reuben,, Friend, Charles, 277.
207. iFuUerton, Jas , 177, 9, Thos., 17a

Edward, 209, 221. I Robert, 178,

Samuel, 221,265, 283.
Robert, 191,208,241, G-

286,7,8. Gach (or Gage), Thomas, <1, 192,

F.ag-Btaff, first, 285, I 202, 6.



3^4



WOODBRIDGE AND VICINITY.



Gage, Jpnnet, 285, Ellis, James, and]

Philip, 385.
Gallauclet, P. W., 330.
Gannit, Rehoboth, 28, 150.
' Geddis, Joha, 208.
Geese, llio, 111, 153.
General Asseiublv, see "Legislature."
Giles, Kev. J., 231.
Gilchrist, Ilobt, 157, 8, 160.
Gillispie, Rev., 171.
.Gilmaus, the, 11.
Gilman, John (I.). 10, 51 . 102 (II.), 265.

Ciiaiies (L), 10, 15U, 5, ICO

(II.), 265.

Joseph (I.), 155, 161, 235,

(II.), 251,285.
Goodwin, Amos, 124.
Gordon, Thomas, 85.
Grand Jury, 47, 55, 142.
Giasie (Grese_y or Gresie), Daniel, 28,

151, 159.
Gray, Joseph, 157, 108. -Elizabeth, 168.
Great Bi^nd, surprise at, 261.
Green, Meetin<>;-house, or Kirk, 16,

17, 18,^40, 44, 76, 77, 84, 124,

125, 149, 152, 7, 165, 173, 180.

329.
"Greyhound," the, 199.
Griffith, Benj. 61, 62, 63, 67. -Dr. J..

230.

John. 68, 69.-Edward, 371.

Elizabeth, 70.
Groome, Sani'l, 96.
Grove, Robert, 150, 167. -Mary, 108.
"Gunpowder," 213.

H.

Hackensack, 276.

Hadden, Thos. (L), 71, 132, 161, 206,
236.

(ID, 265, 307.
Crow ell, 230.
Haddonfield, 276.
Haines, Jonathan, 28, 159.
Edward, 113, 149.
Hale, S:im'l, 20, 28, 47, 53, 79, 94, 115,
116, 119, 138, II, 140, 2, 9, 1.59,
164, 7, 9, 180, 3G0.
Halliday, Rev. T., 123, 135, 126, 7,

174.
Hamilton, Gov., 102, 115, 143, 4, 6.
Hampton, Abner, 212, 213, 14, 15, 16.
Haace, Geo. C, 136,258.

Revo C. , 134.
Hanbam, Wm., 134.
Hanover, 175.

Harned, Jonathan, 71, 161, 307,319.
Jonathan, Jr., 218, 220.



Nathan. 135.

Wm.,204, 242,Dr. S. P., 300.
Harriot, David. 307, 336, John, 364.
S.imuel, Jr., 330. ^
Geo., 307, 337, Ephraim,
330, 7.
Harris, Benj., 218.
Harpendine, Poter, 221.
Hart, Col. J., 231.
Hartford, Conn.. 174.
Haverhill, 8.
Haviland, Joseph, 207.
Haydock, James, 217, 221, John, 319-
Hayes, Maj., 265.
Hazlcwood Cemetery, 367.
Heard's Brigade, 343, 7.
Heard, John, 161,194, 306, 343, 277-

Sani'l, 376, Mrs., 168.

James. 343, Wm., 343, 304.

Gen. Nath'l, 304, 6, 235, 241,

343, 3, 276, 286, 7, 9, 311.
''Henrv and Francis," the, 156.
Hendricks, Dan'l, 40.
Herrod, Wm., 135.

High Sheriff of Middlx., 29, 100. 163.
Higgins, Gershom, 124, Rose, 167.
Highways, 12, 16, 17, 18, 47, 101, 4, 7,
112, 140, 4. 173, 187, 366.
Hoffman, Rev. E. A. , 133, 4.
HoUister's Corner, 150, 1, 360.
Hollister, Geo., 133,5.
Holland, Sarah, 168.
IToll, John, 301.
Holton,H. W., 135.
Holoies, Col., 334.
Homans, Rev., 134.
Hoogland, Adj., 217.
Hopkins, Sam'l., 50.
Hotel, Wood bridge, 293.
House-lots, 9.
Houghtenville, 268.
Hoviot, Ocilla, 168.
Howe, Lord, 272, 4, 5.
Hude, Adam, 20, 146, 156, 7, 164, 167,

8, 186, 8, 235, 292.

Mrs. Marion, 235.

Robert, 156, 175, 196.

Agnes, 156, James, 156-
Hudson, Capt. H., 5.
Huffmaster, F. 134.
Hull, Hopewell, 10, 29, 3?, 150, 0.

Ben].. 10. •
Hummer, Philip, 371.
Hunt, Solomon, 213, 215, 217.
Marmaduke, 320, 286.
Rev. H. W.,227, Dr. E M ,338.
Rev. G. A. , 227.
Hunter, Gov., 124, 127.



INDEX.



385



Huntin?, 5, 12, 299.
Hutchinson, "\Vm., 233.



I.



Ilslys, the, 38.
Dsly, Jolin, 20, 29, 37, 53, 83, 91, 93,
110, 137, 9, 142. 7.
Jolin, Jr.,138, 141.
Elislia, 28, 37, 159.
Jonathan, 161, 203.
Mary, 109, D.ivM, 157.
Wm., 158, 172, 182.
Elizabeth, 168.
Independent Church, 169-171.
Indians, the, 5, 6, 8, 19, 2G, 30-34, 40,

45, 48, 102. Ill, 114, 144.
Inslee, Jonathan, 235, 233.
E.Kperience, 256.
John, 282, Gage. 283.
Elizabeth, 263.
Smui'I, 276, Wm.,198.
Capt. Isaac, 151.

J.

Jackson, Chas., 173, 191. 202, 4,241.

Marv, 208, Thomas, 230.
Jadges, 119, 150.
Jail (see Prison).
James II., 102.
Jaques, Henry, 8. 20, 28, 151, 9.

Henry. Jr., 28, 159.

Col. Moses, 221. -Dr. 265.

Sara'l, 132, 168, 203, 7, 230, 6,

307.

Mrs., 168-Ann. 110.

John, 184, 158, 168, 172, 181,

366.

Rev. P. L.,133.-James, 134.

Susannah, 168.
Jaquish, Sam'l, 241, 265, 287.

Jonathan, 251. 366.
JpTsey Prison Ship, 256, 264, 293.
Jersey Blues, 243.
Jones, Jas., 135, 207.-BeDJ., 168.
Geo. 135. -Joanna, 168.
Isaac. 185.-Jeffrey, 178.

Rev. H. v., 370.

Capt.,255.-Widow, 181.

William, 236, 263.

K.
Kalm, Prof , 197, 8. 9.
KeMrnev. Pliilip, 193.
Keilh, Geo.. 61, 62. 121.
Kelly, James, 208.-John, Jr., 208.

Benajah, 283.
Kent's Creek, 154.
Kent's Neck, 32.



Kent, Stephen, Sr., 8.28.35,39, 41,43.
50, 139, 145, 150, 9.
Stephen, Jr., 28. 150. 9. 160.
Wm., 197, 206. -David, 287, 203.
John, 208.
Kiirgs, Rev , 237.
Kiiiingsworth, Rev. T., 367.
Killingworth, Conn., 173.
KingwooJ, N. J., 227.
King's Highwav, 187.
Kin'sev, John, Sr., 62, 06, 68, 69, 155,

180, 2, 8, 190.

Jolm. Jr., 188, 9, 190. 1, 2, 3,

230, 265, 276.

Jonathan, 206, 212.

Shadrach, 265.-Gracc, 81.

James (I.), 235. -(II.), 205.
Kinsey Farm, 236.

Kirk Green, 16. (Sec "Green, Meet-
ing house.")
Knyf, Capt., 50.

L.

Labaw. Francis, 266.
Lacy, Capt., 273.
Lafayette. Gen., 243, 256.
Laci'y, Robt., 236 -Grace, 279.
Laing, Jacob, 215.-Wm., 230.

John, 60, 62, 67, 74,211, 220.

Abram, 266. -Joel B.. 267.
Latourette, Peter, 255, 9, 261.
Langstali, John, 134.
Lansrstaffs Hill, 157.
Landings, 19, 20. 22, 48. 69, 107, 144,

154, 364, 5.
Lasslett, John, 265.-Geo., 135, 1S4.
Lawrie, Gov., 61, 102, 4.
Lawrence, John, 52.
Law-suit, the Sonnian's, 154, 188-191.

193, 4.
Leacock, Rev. H. J., 138.
Le Clair, 135.
Le^, Robt., 135.
Leesville, 105.
Lee's Legion. 243.
Legislature, 26, 27, 29. 42, 54-58, 90.

115, 143, 156, 183, 195.
Leonard, Capt. N., 266.
Lcsenhe, Henrv, 18, 28, 149, 159.
Lesliier, John, 260.

Lo Prairie (see "Vnquillen, Robt.").
Lewis, Thns., 200, 214.

Annainiis, 206.-Rev. D.,370.
Little Egg Harbor. 30.
Little, Geo., 28, 77, 159.
Livingiton. Gov., 24.5.
Lockhart, Geo., 20.-Widow, 168.
Ephraim, 168,



386



WOODBRIDGE AND VICINITY.



Gawen, 138, 141, 164.
Lo'jge, Lieut., 273.
Long, Michael, 276.
Loofbourrow, John, 67, 81. (Spelt

Lufberry, 69 )
Louel, Thomas, 10.
Lovelace, Gov., 27.
Lucas, Rev. Geo. C, 233, 4.
Luckhurst, Jas., 185.
Lufberry, Abraham, 266.

Joseph O., 266, 271.

John H., 266.
Lupardus, Martin, 371.
Lyon, Mr., Ill, 112.

M.

Magazine, 53, 101. 143.
Makany, David, 28, 41, 160-
Manning's Brook, 18, 150.
Manning, Jerem., 231, 236, 267.
Ben)., 225. -Jas. 287.
John, 135, 230.
March, Hugh, 8, 20, 28, 159, 364.-

Geo. 159, 197.
Marcus Hook, 248.
Marsh, Elias, 132, 4. -Richard, 270.

Joseph, 135, 221.-Thos. 135.

Capt. Chris., 266, 273.

Ralph, 266.-John, 286.

Sim'l, 213.-Isaac, 249.
Market, 25, 183, 6, 300.
Martin, John, 10, 18, 28, 47, 139, 140,

2, 159.

Oliver, 204, 266.

Merrick, 266.

Henry, 207. -Rev. W: M., 233,

4,

Ephraim, 371.
Masonic Hall, 294
Mather, Cotton, 171.
Mawbey, Dennis, 135.-Wm. W., 135.

Henry, 135.
Maxwell, Gen., 245. 272, 3.
McCabe, Lieut., 273.
McClelland, Robt., 107.
McConally, Pat., 273.
McDowell, Alex., 368.
McKean, Rev. R., 130, l,2.-Gov., 131.
Mcllvaine, Rev. R. C, 133.
McLaughlin, Rev. J., 369.
Meat pack in £r, 103.

Meeting-house, 30, 52, 53, 77, 79, 83,
112,113,15,16,19,121,
149, 156,164,180.229
Meeker, S. A., 136.-Johu, 249.

Capt. O., 247.
Melyn, Jacob, 49.
Melick, Leonard, I61.-Peter, 161.



J. M., 34, l49.-Joel, Jr., 283.
Mendham, 212, 213, 214.
Methodist E. Church. 67, 231, 293.
Metuchen, 144, 173, 186, 211, 213,223,
238, 256, 264, 5, 6, 7, 8,
270, 4, 5.

Presbyterian Church at,
223-8, 275.

Reiormed Church at, 238.
Middlesex Co., 13, 93, 113.
Middletown, 20, 50.
Military, the town, 9, 44, 53, 140, 291,

300.
Mill Brook, 105, 366.
Mill, Mrs., 60.
Mills, 17, 22. 44, 91, 93, 107, 215, 145,

7, 9, 154, 293, 366.
Mills, Rebecca, 168.-Rev. H., 232, 3, 7.
Miller, Elizabeth, 168.
Milton, 264, 6.
Ministry, the town, 9, 24, 44, 46.

(Chap. Vn.), 300.
Mitchel, Mrs., 60.

Monmouth, 283.-County of, 93, 120.
Moore, Samuel (L), 16, 18, 26, 28, 29,
30, 37, 39, 43,47,48,49.51,53,
77, 79, 91, 94, 95, 96, 98, 99, 100,
101, 7, 8, 9, 116, 137, 8, 9, 140,
1, 2,9,159,177, 191,291.
(11.), 116, 196.

Daniel, 191, 205, 281, 4, 5, 7.
Matthew, Sr., 28, 83, 105, 9, 116,
138,141, 2,6,159,189,234.
Matthew, .Tr.,80, 138.
John, 155, 208.
Joseph 208. -Grace 268.
Sam'l, shoemaker, 208.
Eliphalet, 26C.
Edward. 230. -Jas. C, 279.
Wm. 241.-Wm., Jr.,287.
Moores, Robt., 230. -Daniel B., 230.
Sam'l, 276, 7. -Jas., 384.
Britain, 384.
Mootry, John, 20.
Moffet, Sam'l, 168.
Molden Men, 150.
Mores, John, 138, 175, 304, 311.
Mrs., 168.-Sam'l, 140.
Wm., 138 -Anna, 168.
Morris, Wm., 212, 214.-Jo]in, Jr., IGl.
Abraham, 221. - Gov. Lewis,
195

T. 'h.,4, 16,18,34, 150, 199.
Morristown, 245, 367.

Jail at, 220.
Morgan's Rangers. 274. 5.



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